Services

Design/ Build

Our experienced and professional Project Managers work closely with our design team, or yours if preferred, to establish a final building design and firm construction costs. Transparency is a cornerstone of Morlando Construction. We employ an "open book" policy sharing all of the costs with you (including ours) thereby giving you improved cost control over the project. Our first priority is to complete your project on time and on budget, while maintaining exceptional quality.

Our objective is "no surprises" and to this end, we work closely with you to offer solutions that best address your needs, budget, and schedule. At Morlando Construction, we work in conjunction with our clients in two key phases. First, we educate our clients in the design and building process of a project. Second, in regard to project statuses and progress, we provide clients with pertinent information and answers that gives them peace of mind. By establishing clear and concise timelines and deadlines, our clients can rest assured that all lines of communication in regard to their project are open and honest. We establish clear timelines so you know upfront when decisions need to be made.

At Morlando Construction we pride ourselves in the concept of partnering with our clients. Because we take responsibility for every aspect of the project from design through construction under the design-build model, we are held accountable for the progress and outcome to our clients. Responsibility is another key advantage of the design-build process since the absence of change orders and lack of requests for information between contractor and architect streamlines the process and creates a single source for accountability.

The Morlando family of companies work hand in hand in an open and transparent manner to promote our vision for seamless project execution and delivery, which in today’s market, provides a HUGE advantage to your business case.

What is Design-Build?
Design-Build is a construction project delivery method where, in contrast to traditional "design-bid-build", the design and construction phases are contracted with a single entity known as the design-builder or design-build contractor.

Our integrated Design-Build Service delivers projects that reflect each client's need for design excellence, construction quality, accurate project costs and timely delivery schedules. Through Professional teamwork and a strong sense of commitment to do the right thing, we provide the design-build process to exceed client expectations.

Among the many advantages of this project delivery method is an expedited schedule that allows many aspects of the design and construction to occur simultaneously.

Design-build is the close integration of the design and construction process. By involving key personnel such as architects, engineers and construction trades people early in the process, Morlando Construction is able to avoid discrepancies and delays often encountered in bid-build projects.

Some ADVANTAGES of the Design-Build delivery method are:

1. Singular Responsibility
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Turn-key single source responsibility most effective in managing risks.
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The owner is not required during design and construction to coordinate or arbitrate between separate contracts or resolve budget and schedule conflicts.
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Undivided responsibility for budget, schedule and quality of workmanship.
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Conflicts between design and construction are design builder’s responsibility.
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Avoid legal entanglements of adversarial relationships.
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Reap the benefits of cooperative efforts.

2. Quality
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With the undivided accountability, responsibility for defects or non-performance cannot shift to another party.
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Singularized responsibility inherent in design-build is powerful quality motivator.
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Traditional method relies upon restrictive contract language, adversarial audit, inspection and legal system to insure quality.
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With Design-Build Operating efficiencies are increased.

3. Early Identification of Costs
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Design/Build approach will allow us to guarantee the project cost early on and virtually eliminate change orders.
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Guaranteed project performance before accepting facility.
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Can accurately conceptualize project at early stages.
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Design-builder is simultaneously estimating construction costs during design.
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Decision to proceed with project is made with firm knowledge of the final cost and scope of work.

4. Cost Savings
We have an “open book” pricing policy.
Design and construction works as a team.
Ability to evaluate alternative designs, materials, and methods efficiently and accurately early on.
Value engineering and constructability are continuously evaluated.

5. Time Savings
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Design and construction can be overlapped.
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Redesign is eliminated.
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Material and long lead items can be procured early on.
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Time savings translates into lower costs.
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Earlier occupancy of completed facility.
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Reduced administrative burden. Also, because our approach is single source, we can reduce the administrative burden to you because design/build is only resource-intensive during the early stages.

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